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7 Benefits Of Using A Power Rack

Power Racks are a very common piece of exercise equipment in any serious home gym or commercial gym.

There are 7 excellent reasons for this…

  1. Power racks allow you to train solo in a safe environment.
  2. You can adjust the safety pins to just below your full range of motion – just in case you miss a lift, the pins can then catch the weight.
  3. You can workout with heavier weights than you normally would be able to if you didn’t use a power rack.
  4. Of course, you can also use dumbbells instead of the Olympic bar for those upper body workouts.
  5. Power racks can easily be used as squat racks.
  6. These racks are excellent for heavy partials – helping you to build up your strength as you test heavier weights in your workout sessions.
  7. Power racks are also excellent for functional isometrics.

The power rack is an effective exercise machine that is elegant in it’s simplicity.  But it is versatile enough that it can help you to achieve your workout goals safely.

Body Solid GPR378 Power Rack

An example of the versatility of a power rack can be seen with the large variety of exercises that you can perform using one of the power racks in our warehouse, Body Solid’s GPR378 Power Rack.

This excellent piece of exercise equipment allows you to perform…

  • Bench Presses
  • Incline Presses
  • Decline Presses
  • Upright Rows
  • Deltoid Raise
  • Shoulder Press
  • Standing Military Press
  • Wide Grip Front Lat Pullup
  • Close Grip Front Lat Pullup
  • Wide Grip Front at Pulldown
  • Close Grip Front Lat Pulldown, Bent Over Row
  • Seated Row
  • Shoulder Shrug
  • Standing Biceps Curl
  • Tricep Press Down
  • Tricep Extension
  • Squats
  • Glute Kick
  • Outer Thigh Abduction
  • Inner Thigh Adduction
  • Calf Press
  • Barbell Thruster
  • Dead Lift
  • Curl Grab
  • Front Grab
  • Hang Crunches
  • Crunch and Extend
  • Behind the Neck Negatives
  • Wing Chin Up
  • Hanging Shoulder Shrugs

The list is large and as you can see, a Power Rack can give you a FULL body workout.

If you have any questions about our Power Racks or other new and used exercise equipment check our online store at or call us at
770-712-5392 or email us today.

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